The Letters to Gustave Flaubert

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780330488471
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 2.24 (d)

Table of Contents

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Introduction: Reflections: Gustave Flaubert's Correspondence 3
I The Billiard Table, The College: 1821-1840 13
II The Law: 1840-1843 28
III Breakdown, Travel, Mourning: 1844-1846 39
IV Louise Colet I: 1846-1848 67
V Voyage en Orient: 1849-1851 140
VI Louise Colet II: Madame Bovary: 1851-1855 195
VII Publication, Trial, Triumph: 1856-1857 296
Introduction: Reflections: Gustave Flaubert's Correspondence 323
VIII The Writing of Salammbo: 1857-1862 332
IX The Battle of Salammbo: 1862-1863 375
X Interlude: Society: 1863-1866 407
XI The Beginning of L'Education sentimentale: 1863-1866 416
XII Enter George Sand: The Completion and Reception of L'Education sentimentale: 1866-1869 430
XIII Interlude: Early 1870 503
XIV The War and the Commune: 1870-1871 514
XV The Temptation of Saint Anthony; The beginning of Bouvard and Pecuchet; Le Candidat. Three Tales: 1872-1877 558
XVI The Last Years: Bouvard and Pecuchet: 1877-1880 622
App. I A Self-Portrait of Louise Colet 667
App. II Flaubert and Syphilis 669
App. III A Letter from Maxime DuCamp 672
App. IV Flaubert's Niece Caroline 679
App. V 'Reply to a Friend' 686
App. VI The Broken Friendship: Flaubert and Laporte 696
App. VII The Pavilion at Croisset 702
Works of Related Interest 704
Index 706
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